JR Nippō Main Line railway market report

JR Nippō Main Line Home market overview

The average price of JR Nippō Main Line (Takarabe to Kagoshima-Chuo) Home, in Apr, 2020 to Jun, 2020 was 167,044 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 4,645 JPY (-2.7%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a slight market. 125 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 10 (+8.7%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a strong market.).

The average age of the real estate was 24.1 years old (a +5.5% increase compared to the 22.8 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 316.3 sq.m (a +16.1% increase compared to the 272.4 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 147.6 sq.m (a -23.0% decrease compared to the 191.6 sq.m of last year.).

One distinguishing feature of recent real-estate transactions was a dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old, as well as a some increase in transactions involving locations more than twenty minutes by foot from the station, outside of walking distance.

5 stations have experienced increased prices; 6 stations have experienced decreased prices. Market value of most stations decreased. Shigetomi station has seen a price increase of over 20% compared to last year. The most dramatic price increase was at Kinnkou station, where prices have increased +144.6% compared to last year; a sq.m unit now costs 593,229 JPY/sq.m.

The top 2 stations has seen prices increase +108.2% (+208,176 JPY/sq.m). On the other hand, The bottom 2 stations has seen prices decrease -63.8% (-99,623 JPY/sq.m).

Cause of price increases

  • A some increase in transactions involving nearly new buildings under 3 years old (representing 28.2% of total transactions in 2019 and 30.2% of total transactions in 2020)
  • A some decrease in transactions involving relatively old buildings under 40 years old (representing 37.3% of total transactions in 2019 and 35.3% of total transactions in 2020)

Causes of price decreases

  • An increase in average distance from the station (representing 39.9 min in 2019 and 45.5 min in 2020; +14.1%)
  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 20.0% of total transactions in 2019 and 25.0% of total transactions in 2020)
  • A dramatic decrease in transactions involving recently constructed buildings under 6 years old (representing 2.7% of total transactions in 2019 and 0.9% of total transactions in 2020)

Home stations market overview

The average price of Kinnkou Home, the highest market value along this railway was 593,229 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 350,716 JPY (+144.6%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 3 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 1 (+50.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average price of Kirishimajinnguu Home, the lowest market value along this railway was 34,084 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 1,410 JPY (-4.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a some market. 5 properties exchanged hands (It was the same as last year.).

JR Nippō Main Line (Stations Home market overview)
JR Nippō Main LineThis year(2020)
(Avg.Age,Dim.)
1 year ago
(Avg.Age,Dim.)
2 years ago
(Avg.Age,Dim.)
Takarabe41,439 JPYsq.m
(34.94337899543379799sq.m)
92,143 JPYsq.m
(23.6595sq.m)
101,241 JPYsq.m
(19.765753424657536447sq.m)
Kitamata---
Oosumiookawara--3,793 JPYsq.m
(48.28493150684932210sq.m)
Kitanaganoda---
Kirishimajinnguu34,084 JPYsq.m
(32.275342465753425420sq.m)
35,494 JPYsq.m
(36.776712328767125366sq.m)
39,673 JPYsq.m
(31.27260273972603515sq.m)
Kokubu134,235 JPYsq.m
(20.016609589041096307sq.m)
129,731 JPYsq.m
(20.17359900373599385sq.m)
147,732 JPYsq.m
(17.863744292237442329sq.m)
Hayato128,758 JPYsq.m
(24.984344422700584653sq.m)
185,597 JPYsq.m
(23.016438356164382344sq.m)
154,332 JPYsq.m
(24.643150684931506404sq.m)
Kajiki56,076 JPYsq.m
(41.94794520547945220sq.m)
204,618 JPYsq.m
(15.262100456621006167sq.m)
163,230 JPYsq.m
(6.589041095890411208sq.m)
Kinnkou593,229 JPYsq.m
(27.93972602739726252sq.m)
242,514 JPYsq.m
(0.25205479452054796270sq.m)
-
Chousa121,302 JPYsq.m
(24.769520547945206516sq.m)
183,234 JPYsq.m
(16.763013698630136237sq.m)
155,480 JPYsq.m
(21.81195516811955367sq.m)
Aira131,123 JPYsq.m
(16.864657534246575185sq.m)
118,596 JPYsq.m
(23.100456621004565282sq.m)
66,259 JPYsq.m
(24.601826484018265301sq.m)
Shigetomi157,175 JPYsq.m
(12.118199608610567253sq.m)
91,538 JPYsq.m
(30.07123287671233255sq.m)
90,169 JPYsq.m
(14.261643835616438617sq.m)
Ryugamizu---
Kagoshima184,795 JPYsq.m
(22.476484018264838213sq.m)
211,999 JPYsq.m
(15.943835616438356228sq.m)
171,137 JPYsq.m
(19.26491043203372209sq.m)
Kagoshima-Chuo196,088 JPYsq.m
(26.041722113502935200sq.m)
191,455 JPYsq.m
(27.155977584059777241sq.m)
200,559 JPYsq.m
(24.042876712328766185sq.m)

*Average unit prices per sq.m of Home at each train station were calculated using the Utinokati database of actual market sales prices (based on surveys conducted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism of Japan). Units: JPY (Japanese Yen); parenthesis contain average age in years of building / equivalent measurement of area of real estate.

Noteworthy stations

Kinnkou593,229 JPY/sq.m (+145% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Kinnkou Home was 593,229 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 350,716 JPY (+144.6%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 3 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 1 (+50.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 27.9 years old (a +10984.8% increase compared to the 0.3 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 252.5 sq.m (a -6.5% decrease compared to the 270.0 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 123.3 sq.m (a +26.5% increase compared to the 97.5 sq.m of last year.).

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average age of the building (representing 0.3 years old in 2019 and 27.9 years old in 2020; +10984.8%)
  • A dramatic increase in average distance from the station (representing 15.0 min in 2019 and 18.3 min in 2020; +22.2%)
  • A dramatic decrease in transactions involving nearly new buildings under 3 years old (representing 100.0% of total transactions in 2019 and 33.3% of total transactions in 2020)

Shigetomi157,175 JPY/sq.m (+72% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Shigetomi Home was 157,175 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 65,637 JPY (+71.7%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 7 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 2 (+40.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 12.1 years old (a -59.7% decrease compared to the 30.1 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 252.9 sq.m (a -0.8% decrease compared to the 255.0 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 91.7 sq.m (a -5.5% decrease compared to the 97.0 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in average age of the building (representing 30.1 years old in 2019 and 12.1 years old in 2020; -59.7%)
  • A dramatic decrease in average distance from the station (representing 43.0 min in 2019 and 26.6 min in 2020; -38.2%)
  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving nearly new buildings under 3 years old (representing 20.0% of total transactions in 2019 and 71.4% of total transactions in 2020)

Kajiki56,076 JPY/sq.m (-73% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Kajiki Home was 56,076 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 148,541 JPY (-72.6%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 3 properties exchanged hands (It was the same as last year.).

The average age of the real estate was 41.9 years old (a +174.9% increase compared to the 15.3 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 220.0 sq.m (a +32.0% increase compared to the 166.7 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 101.7 sq.m (a +15.1% increase compared to the 88.3 sq.m of last year.).

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average age of the building (representing 15.3 years old in 2019 and 41.9 years old in 2020; +174.9%)
  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 33.3% of total transactions in 2019 and 100.0% of total transactions in 2020)

Takarabe41,439 JPY/sq.m (-55% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Takarabe Home was 41,439 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 50,705 JPY (-55.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 9 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 6 (+200.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 34.9 years old (a +48.1% increase compared to the 23.6 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 798.8 sq.m (a +34.2% increase compared to the 595.0 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 96.7 sq.m (a -23.7% decrease compared to the 126.7 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • An decrease in average distance from the station (representing 120.0 min in 2019 and 105.4 min in 2020; -12.1%)
  • A slight decrease in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 33.3% of total transactions in 2019 and 33.3% of total transactions in 2020)

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average age of the building (representing 23.6 years old in 2019 and 34.9 years old in 2020; +48.1%)

Breakdown of each segment

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